It’s not an official designation by any means, but the patch of South Philadelphia surrounding Mifflin Square Park holds claim to being the most diverse neighborhood in the city.
From SEAMAAC’s Andy Toy: “The Mifflin Square Park (MSP) & Neighborhood Planning and Organizing Project is a collaborative effort, building local capacity and community ownership of the Park and the surrounding area. SEAMAAC, with funding from the William Penn Foundation, along with partners from diverse community stakeholders and groups, and planning & design firm Hector Design LLC, is leading this 18 month effort at the epicenter of one of Philadelphia’s most diverse communities in south Philadelphia. The aim is to serve the interests of park users, residents, businesses and stakeholders in the planning area bounded by Mifflin street on the north; Oregon on the south, 10th street on the east; and 4th street on the west.”
Read more in the Philadelphia Free Press